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Anders Fogh Rasmussen

Anders Fogh Rasmussen

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Anders Fogh Rasmussen, a former NATO secretary-general (2009-14) and former prime minister of Denmark, is Founder of the Alliance of Democracies Foundation.

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  1. The Other Conflict on Europe’s Doorstep
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    The Other Conflict on Europe’s Doorstep

    Mar 24, 2023 Anders Fogh Rasmussen warns that Azerbaijan may be preparing to renew its military aggression against neighboring Armenia.

  2. Building a Democratic High-Tech Alliance
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    Building a Democratic High-Tech Alliance

    Mar 29, 2021 Anders Fogh Rasmussen views closer transatlantic cooperation as essential to enable the free world to set global digital rules.

  3. Building a Euro-Japanese Alliance of Hope
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    Building a Euro-Japanese Alliance of Hope

    Nov 19, 2019 Anders Fogh Rasmussen identifies four areas in which closer bilateral ties can bolster democracy and the rule of law.

  4. NATO’s Duty at 70
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    NATO’s Duty at 70

    Apr 4, 2019 Anders Fogh Rasmussen calls on the Alliance to counter Russian subterfuge by offering a path to membership for Georgia and Ukraine.

  5. The Case for an EU-Ukraine Customs Union
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    The Case for an EU-Ukraine Customs Union

    Jul 12, 2017 Anders Fogh Rasmussen calls on European Union leaders to offer a large tangible reward for continued progress on reforms.

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    Turkey’s Pragmatic Islamist

    Shlomo Ben-Ami expects Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s latest electoral victory to have little impact on Turkish foreign policy.
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    Poland's Electoral Inquisition

    Sławomir Sierakowski decries a new law designed to disqualify opposition candidates from running in this year's general election.
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    Western Industrial Policy and International Law

    Joseph E. Stiglitz

    With recent landmark legislation to support decarbonization and innovation, the United States is making up for lost time after its failed 40-year experiment with neoliberalism. But if it is serious about embracing a new paradigm, it will need to do more to help bring the rest of the world along.

    explains how to minimize the political risks of new spending packages in the US and Europe.
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    The IMF’s Turn to Lead on Climate

    Rakesh Mohan, et al. explain how the International Monetary Fund can best support green investment where it is needed the most.
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    If Trump Returns

    Joseph S. Nye, Jr.

    What would a second Donald Trump presidency mean for US foreign policy and the world? While the man himself is unpredictable, his first term and his behavior since losing re-election in 2020 offer plenty of clues, none of which will be comforting to America's allies.

    considers the implications of the 2024 presidential election for America's foreign policy and global standing.
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    A Western Distraction from Climate Action

    Ali Rashid Al Nuaimi warns that calls for the removal of Sultan Al Jaber as COP28 president-designate are a dangerous diversion.
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    How to Restructure Chinese Supply Chains

    Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng argue that private markets can be leveraged to support a much-needed economic transformation.
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    The Supply Side of Decarbonization

    Ricardo Hausmann touts strategies that create incentives for developing countries to produce renewables and other green goods.
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    America and China Are on a Collision Course

    Nouriel Roubini juxtaposes recent developments and current trends with diplomatic happy talk about a “thaw” in tensions.

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